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Top 6 Health and Wellness Franchise Concepts in 2022

By Cindy Bercaw on March 7, 2022



The health and wellness franchise remains one of the most profitable business ventures of all time. More people are increasingly choosing to live a healthier life and consciously deciding to embrace better health and wellness.

In the United States alone there are over 38,000 outpatient physical therapy clinics and the fact that there is no dominant market leader makes this sector even more appealing. If you are looking for an established franchise model to partner with, here are the top 6 health and wellness franchise concepts in 2022 to consider.

Stretch Zone Franchise

Stretch Zone opened its first storefront location in 2004 in Miami Beach, Florida. Since then, it has grown to more than 73 locations and has a presence in over 16 states. Stretch Zone has revolutionized the fitness and wellness industry and reinvented the concept of stretch.

The concept involves a series of dynamic stretches to boost muscle function and mobility and make daily movements more efficient. Consumer demand has seen Stretch Zone's growth exponential due to the high demand for quality and effective health and wellness initiatives that supports mobility, aging, and performance.  

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Franchise

FYZICAL was established in 2012 and opened its first franchised location in 2013. Their headquarters is located in Sarasota, Florida. This concept has seen tremendous growth in its 10 years of existence with more than 440 open locations, including 55 company-owned clinics, and an average clinic revenue of $1M per location.

Entrepreneur Magazine dubbed FYZICAL the #1 Physical Therapy Franchise, ranking on the Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list since 2016. FYZICAL was named Most Profitable Franchises in 2021 by Franchise Business Review this past October. FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers are specialists in vestibular rehabilitation, physical therapy, fall prevention and balance therapy, sports rehabilitation, and individualized wellness programs. Franchisees have the autonomy to choose which services they will offer in their locations – specialties can include pelvic health, dry-needling, pediatrics, balance therapy, and more! Franchise opportunities are available in all 50 states and prime territories are still available in every state. For additional information, click here.

Orangetheory Fitness Franchise

The first Orangetheory Fitness location was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2010 and its headquarters are in Boca Raton, Florida. There are over 1,400 Orangetheory Fitness locations in over 27 countries. Orangetheory is a boutique fitness studio franchise with one-hour long classes that involve two groups working on the treadmills or weights and rowers.

This unique concept combines fitness with technology in small studios designed for large groups. Current development opportunities are limited. 

The Joint Chiropractic Franchise

The Joint Chiropractic was founded in 1999, in Tucson, Arizona.  It has seen tremendous growth over the years with a nationwide network of over 600 Chiropractic offices. This concept transformed the way chiropractic care is delivered by making it more accessible, convenient, and affordable than before.

The Joint Chiropractic is a leader in chiropractic care delivery, performing millions of spinal adjustments every year. Their focus is on accessible pain management through spinal adjustments conducted by hand. 

Massage Envy Franchise

Massage Envy was founded in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2002. It has over 1,100 independently owned and operated clinics in over 36 states. Massage Envy is one of the leading therapeutic massage and skincare service providers. The franchise has delivered more than 100 million facials and massage services and the demand for their services is steady. 

Medi-Weightloss Franchise

Medi-Weightloss is based in Tampa, Florida, and has grown to over 100 locations across the United States. Medi-Weightloss is recognized nationally for "Fighting a National Epidemic – Obesity”. The program involves a low carbohydrate, high protein diet plan that provides you with personalized guidance from a medical professional. Medi-Weightloss franchise is dedicated toward making an impact in the field of preventative medicine. Their healthcare franchise program is physician-supervised, and evidence based. Many locations now accept insurance and offer in-network providers with major carriers. 

Take Your Practice to the Next Level with FYZICAL

FYZICAL is the fastest-growing physical therapy franchise in the United States and is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. With more than 440 open centers in over 40 states, FYZICAL's revolutionary business model is designed to optimize profitability and growth and offers comprehensive patient care through unique balance protocols and healthy lifestyle products and services. FYZICAL is a champion of patient choice and direct access, and a leader in the future of health, wellness, and preventative care. For more information on joining the FYZICAL family click here.

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Cindy Bercaw
Written by Cindy Bercaw

Cindy is a rock star content writer for FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers. Like a courier of knowledge, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will prevent her from sharing everything you could possibly need to know about succeeding in the business of physical therapy private practice. Cindy maintains a reputation for the imaginative. Recognized as a creative problem solver and divergent thinker, she brings her unique skill set to FYZICAL by helping physical therapists access business knowledge that is designed to help them succeed. She is the lead copywriter for Successful Outcomes Magazine, a publication dedicated to physical therapy private practice owners.

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